Swiss mountain guide Erhard Loretan, one of the few climbers to reach the summits of all 14 of the world’s peaks above 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), died April 28 in a climbing accident on his 52nd birthday.
Enzo Oddo (16) and Dave Firnenburg (15) both repeated Chris Sharma’s 45m rig Era bella, 9a, in the La visera de la coma sector at Margalef.
Germany’s Dorothea Karalus has made the potential second female ascent of Magic Wood’s Pura Vida (V12/13).
Emily Harrington has climbed Full Equip (5.14b) in Oliana, Spain, marking her eighth 5.14 send.
The search for unclimbed big walls continues as Sean, Nico, Olivier, Ben and Bob sail Greenland’s icy fjords.
Adam Ondra has put up another potential 5.15b at Villanueva del Rosario in southern Spain.
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FEAT proudly announces a new FEAT innovation: the FEAT Award.
Paul Brouard sent Mazawattee (35/8c+) last Saturday during the Montagu Rock Rally
Arjan de Kock on Karma 8A+ at fontainbleau – a super classic of Font. Arjan also did his 8B+ project ‘Gecko Assis’ later that same day…
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An independent impact report has predicted a R1.4billion annual tourism bonanza for South Africa if Table Mountain is named one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
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